ISBN-10:
1565846990
ISBN-13:
9781565846999
Pub. Date:
12/28/2001
Publisher:
New Press, The
Second Amendment in Law and History: Historians and Constitutional Scholars on the Right to Bear Arms

Second Amendment in Law and History: Historians and Constitutional Scholars on the Right to Bear Arms

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ISBN-13: 9781565846999
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 12/28/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Carl T. Bogus is a professor of law at the Roger Williams College of Law in Rhode Island. He is the author of numerous law review articles on the Second Amendment and guns.

Table of Contents

1.The History and Politics of Second Amendment Scholarship: A Primer1
2.Lost and Found: Researching the Second Amendment16
3.The Second Amendment in Action48
4.The Second Amendment: The Highest Stage of Originalism74
5."A Well Regulated Militia": The Second Amendment in Historical Perspective117
6.Muting the Second Amendment: The Disappearance of the Constitutional Militia148
7.Natural Rights and the Second Amendment179
8.To Hold and Bear Arms: The English Perspective207
9.Disarmed by Time: The Second Amendment and the Failure of Originalism228
10.What Does the Second Amendment Mean Today?247
Notes283
Index349

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